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Governor Ruby Laffoon's Birthplace

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Located on Union Street, this is a restored cabin furnished as it was when the former governor lived there in the late 1800s. Also on the ground is the Historical Society and Museum which displays old photographs, Civil War items and other artifacts relating to the period.

Open Monday through Friday 1pm-5pm; closed holidays.

Location: 107 Union St., Madisonville Kentucky 42431 Telephone 270-821-3986

Other History nearby:
(Princeton) Adsmore Living History Museum
(Cadiz) Cadiz Log Cabin
(Kuttawa) Davis House
(Dawson Springs) Dawson Springs Museum and Art Center
(Madisonville) Governor Ruby Laffoon's Birthplace
(Owensboro) Owensboro Museum of Science and History

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